NUMO NORTEY & 2 ORS.
V.
NII MATE TESA & 5 ORS

(2012) JELR 63596 (CA)    
Court of Appeal  ·  HI/9/2012 ·  19 Apr 2012 ·  Ghana
CORAM
AKAMBA J.A. (PRESIDING), MARIAMA O J., A. AYEBI E. K J. A
Core Terms Beta
respondents
trial judge
5th appellant
appellants
6th respondents
weight of evidence
cross examination
exhibit c
a. yes
declaration of title
writ of summons
1st appellant
kle musum quarter land
notice of appeal
otinshie family
present action
record of appeal
3rd appellant
5th defendant
part of the kle musum quarter lands
statement of claim
following grounds
high court
members of the numo kofi anum family
parcel of ancestral land
plaintiffs’ case
q. where
spite of the undisputed evidence
trial court
1st appellants
5th defendants
appreciation of the evidence
brown v quarshigah
decision of the high court accra
description of the land
family hold
following grounds of appeal
issues of law
justice beverley mclachlin
kle musum quarter of teshie
neighbouring state
points of law
property of la klanaa quarter
property of nii osae otinshi family
said certificate
substitution of plaintiff
teshie claim
witness’s father

JUDGMENT

AKAMBA, J.A

This appeal is from the decision of the High Court Accra, delivered on 21st December 2009 following a trial which according to the records spanned a period of about twenty years. The 1st, 3rd and 5th defendants/appellants who are aggrieved by the decision have appealed to this court seeking a reversal thereof.

The parties in this appeal will continue to be referred to by their various positions they held at the trial court, whether as first, second or third except for the substitution of plaintiff for respondents and defendants for appellants. This is intended to ease appreciation of the evidence as it relates back from the record of appeal.

The plaintiffs/respondents (herein after simply referred as respondents) initiated their action in the High Court, Accra, by a writ of summons dated 10th March 1989 claiming originally against the 1st and 2nd defendants/appellants (herein after simply referred as the appellants) jointly and severally for a declaration of title to …

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